Category: Cooperation

Renewable energy sources at your doorstep

By Michela Gaifami, Clotilde Mahé and Miriam Stuhlmueller

On 5th August 2016, an underwater electricity cable broke a couple of kilometres off Inis Mór, one of the Aran Islands (Ireland), plunging the islanders into darkness for 4 days. The broadband was affected, medications in the fridge had to be binned and quantities of frozen food had to be thrown away.

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Whistles and whoops: How submarine soundtracks help marine animals

By Kimane Baltyde and Sofie Forfang

Mid-year 2017, Cap La Houssaye – Reunion Island, in the Indian Ocean: Julie Martin is on her first trip as a volunteer. The humpback whale season seems to take off that afternoon, with its warm light and caressing sun. Julie and the rest of the crew witness a breathtaking marine spectacle as a staggering number of males keep jumping out of the water in a famous move called breaching.

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Driving a tox-free Europe

By Anna Galyga and Sofie Forfang

From toothpaste to toys, hazardous substances are everywhere around you. They are present in your home, your school, and your workplace, wreaking all kinds of havoc. They can make you itch or sneeze, harm your fertility, or even cause serious illness. Professor Jeanette Rotchell and environmentalist Heidrun Fammler battle hazardous chemicals for a living.

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Innovations “à la carte”: from the Balkans to North-West Europe

By Christina-Maria Bateka and Vinicius Valente

Agriculture is a defining part of the agro-food sector, which is of strategic importance in Europe. Meet the ROADtool and Functional Agrobiodiversity, two innovative approaches supporting EU farmers in their transition to a healthy and environmentally friendly food system.

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How to reach kids outside TikTok – Latvian success stories on engaging the youth

By Linda Talve

In Latvia, demographic trends have been marked with high level of emigration. Especially young educated people have tended to pack their packs and family to leave the country in hope of better living elsewhere. This is one of the main causes behind the country’s population decrease of nearly 20% since year 2000.

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Golden tickets to the ocean energy factory

By Vinicius Valente

Interreg vouchers support marine energy to exploit its potential with strategic real sea testing. No, these coupons won’t grant you VIP access to a magical chocolate factory nor to any of Roald Dahl’s novel universes,

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